JDK-4267567 : (thread) Thread.destroy should be deprecated
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.lang
  • Affected Version: 1.2.0,1.3.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: solaris_2.6,windows_2000
  • CPU: x86,sparc
  • Submitted: 1999-09-01
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2004-02-20
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Description
The method Thread.destroy has been unimplemented since 1.0.  The only value it
has right now is to destroy the *invoking* thread, which can be done more
reasonably, and so this is a thin excuse indeed.  We should deprecate this
method as a form of public hygiene -- better the ignorant user get a compiler
warning (with encouragement to remove it) than it blow up later at runtime
in the field.

Comments
CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: tiger-beta2 FIXED IN: tiger-beta2 INTEGRATED IN: tiger-b40 tiger-beta2
2004-06-14

EVALUATION Agreed. ###@###.### 2003-08-08 This will be done as part of JSR-166. ###@###.### 2004-01-15
2003-08-08